Short CV


Last name: Paredaens
First name: Jan

Date of birth:
Place of birth: Antwerp, Belgium
Home Town: Eleweyt, Belgium
Nationality: Belgian

Studies

Professional Career

Keynote Speaker, Invited Talks and Tutorials in International Conferences

  • FoIKS 2010 : A Simple but Formal Semantics for XML Manipulation Languages
  • BDA 2009 : Query and Transformation Languages for XML
  • SEBD 2008 : About X (ML | Path | Query | SLT)
  • SACLA Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 1999 "User Interfaces for Database Systems"
  • Sixth International Workshop on Database Programming Languages, DBPL97, Estes Park, Colorado, USA, 1997 "Euclid, Tarski and Engeler Encompassed"
  • Fifth International Workshop on Database Programming Languages, DBPL95, Gubio, Italy, 1995 Tutorial: "Data Models in Spatial Databases"
  • Fifth International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT95, Prague, Chechoslovakia, 1995 "Spatial Databases, the Final Frontier"
  • Dixiemes Journees des Bases de Donnees Avancees, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1994 "On the Foundations of Spatial Databases"
  • CISM, Centre International des Sciences Mecaniques, Udine, Italy, 1993 Tutorial: "Foundations of Database Systems"
  • Ninth IEEE Data Engineering Conference, Vienna, Austria, 1993 Tutorial: "Foundations of Object Oriented Database Languages"
  • Seventh International Meeting of Young Computer Scientists, Smolenice, Chechoslovakia, 1992 "Generic Database Transformations"
  • Fourth GI-Workshop, Grundlagen von Datenbanken, Barsinghausen, Germany, 1992 "The Realm of Generic Transformations in Database Theory"

Member of Committees

Member of National Committees

  • Chairman of the commission 'Informatica en Kennistechnologie', Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen, FWO, 1997-1998
  • Member of the commission 'Informatica en Kennistechnologie',Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen, FWO, 1987-1998
  • Member of the commission 'IBM-Prijs', Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen, FWO, 1984-1999

Chairman of PC of International Conferences

  • Chair of the Executive Committee of PODS, from 2008 till 2010
  • Member of the Executive Committee of PODS, from 2010 till 2014
  • Member of the Executive Committee of SIGMOD, from 2008 till 2010
  • Chair of the Council of the International Conferences on Database Theory, from 1998 till 2002
  • Member of the Steering Committee of PODS, ACM, Principles of Database Systems, 1997-2000
  • PODS98, 17th Conference on Principles of Database Systems, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1998
  • ICDT88, Second International Conference on Database Theory, Bruges, Belgium, 1988
  • ICALP84, 11th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, Antwerp, Belgium, 1984

Member of PC of International Conferences

  • SIGMOD, Paris, 2004
  • Workshop on Database schema evolution and meta-modeling, Dagstuhl, Germany, September 2000
  • International Workshop on Advanced Spatial Data Management, 11th DEXA, Greenwich, UK, September 2000
  • COMAD'2000, International Conference on Management of Data, Pune, India, December 2000
  • SDD'99, Sixth International Symposium on Large Spatial Databases, Hongkong, China, 1999
  • CSL98, Computer Science Logic, Brno, Czech Republic, 1998
  • VLDB97, International Conference on Very Large Databases, Athens, Greece, 1997
  • CDB97, Second International Workshop on Constraint Database Systems, Delphi, Greece, 1997
  • VLDB96, International Conference on Very Large Databases, Bombay, India, 1996
  • VDB95, Third Working Conference on Visual Database Systems, IFIP, Lausanne, Switserland, 1995
  • CDB95, First International Workshop on Constraint Database Systems, Friedrichshafen, Germany, 1995
  • AVI94, Second International Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces, Bari, Italy, 1994
  • DOOD93,Third International Conference on Deductive and Object Oriented Databases, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 1993
  • PODS93, 12th Conference on Principles of Database Systems, Washington D.C. 1993
  • ICDT92, Fourth International Conference on Database Theory, Berlin, Germany, 1992
  • Fourth International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects,Volkse, Germany, 1992
  • DOOD91, Second International Conference on Deductive and Object Oriented Databases, Munich, Germany, 1991
  • Third International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects, Aigen, Austria, 1991
  • MFDBS91, Third Symposium on Mathematical Fundamentals of Database Systems, Rostock, East-Germany, 1991
  • Second International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects, Aigen, Austria, 1990
  • VLDB90, International Conference on Very Large Databases, Camberra, Australia, 1990
  • ICDT90, Third International Conference on Database Theory, Paris, France, 1990
  • EDBT90, Second Conference on Extended Database Technology, Venice, Italy, 1990
  • MFDBS89, Second Symposium on Mathematical Fundamentals of Database Systems, Visegrad, Hungry, 1989
  • VLDB89, International Conference on Very Large Databases, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1989
  • ICALP89, 16th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, Torino, Italy 1989
  • ICALP88, 15th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, Tampere, Finland, 1988
  • MFDBS87, First Symposium on Mathematical Fundamentals of Database Systems, Dresden, East-Germany, 1987
  • ICDT86, First International Conference on Database Theory, Rome, Italy, 1986
  • ICALP85, 12th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, Nafplion, Greece, 1985

Other Activities

  • Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Antwerp, 2006-2009
  • Scientific Advisor for the 'Centrum Technologie voor Gehandicapte Personen', University of Antwerp
  • Coordinator Module 'Database Technology and Data Mining', User System Interaction, IPO, Technical University Eindhoven, 1999
  • Head of the Faculty Sciences UIA, 1995-1997
  • Chairman 'Commissie Informatica, FWO', member 1987-1998
  • Organizer FWO-IBM Leerstoel 'Datamining', 1998-1999
  • Member 'Onderzoeksraad UIA', 1990-1992 and since 1998
  • Member of the 'Commissie Hoogleraren', UIA, since 1996
  • Member of the'Jury IBM-Prijs, FWO', since 1984
  • Editor of the Journal of Universal Computer Science, an electronic journal, since 1994
  • Member Working Group, SOBU (Stichting Onderzoek van de Brabantse Universiteiten), Nederland
  • Member of the 'Opvolgingscommissie MODEM'
  • Member Editorial Board Journal 'Data & Knowledge Engineering', North Holland
  • Member of the 'Visitatie Commissie van het VSNU (Vereniging van de Samenwerkende Nederlandse Universiteiten) voor visitatie onderwijs in deinformatica, 10 gevisiteerde opleidingen, 1995-1996
  • Member of the 'Doorlichtingscommissie van het Hoger Technisch Onderwijs in Vlaanderen', 1994
  • Chairman of the 'Contactgroep Informatica, NFWO', 1992-1994